About

Associate Professor, University of Warwick, Department of Education Studies.

Dr Perry’s research and teaching are focused on the use of research and evidence to improve education policy and practice. He has specialist methodological expertise relating to research synthesis and review; quantitative methods and secondary data analysis; evaluation, enquiry, and improvement; and knowledge mobilisation, exchange and use. Substantive topics of particular interest featuring in his research include: structural reform, inequalities, accountability, teacher training and development, and teacher evaluation.

Research led by Dr Perry has been cited widely and internationally including by UNESCO, a UK Parliament Briefing, the Young Lives International Study, FFT Education Datalab and Education Endowment Foundation newsletters, blogs, and a podcast. His work has featured in national news media including in the Times Educational Supplement; SchoolsWeek and BBC Radio 4.

Current Teaching:

  • Programme Director, Doctorate in Education (EdD)
  • Module co-leader, Equity and Effectiveness in Education (MA optional module)
  • Module leader, Foundation Research Methods in Education (MA core module)
  • Tutor, Advanced Research Methods (teaching review and synthesis, and research purposes and questions)